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Profiles in Engineering

From Bio-physics to nano-technology Mercedes Cornelius (physicist) and Lisa Goel (biomedical engineer) delve into the future of everything from medicine to clothing. To meet more...
Karen Rockwell, Industrial Engineer, shares the secrets behind Disneyland’s efficiency. Learn how the happiest place on earth keeps the park lines entertaining and the churro...
Get inspired by two amazing women who have put their passion into action.  Autumn Greco fuses fashion and science while Alison Sheet fuses body mechanics...
Paige Kassalen, electrical engineer, shares how she became part of the ground crew for the first solar powered plane to fly around the world.
“Look around and see what issues your society faces; Think about how education and technology can help solve such problems. Technology is most valuable when...
“Computing is one the best domains to start your career with. Do not get intimidated by subjects, all things will be easier once you start...